Lentil Salad with Lemon Mint Dressing

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YIELD: 4 SERVINGS | PREP: 5 MIN | COOK: 14 MIN | TOTAL TIME: 30 MIN

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups brown lentils
  • 1 small onion, small dice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 large shallot, sliced
  • fresh mint leaves, for garnish
  • Dressing:
    • ⅓ olive oil
    • 2-3 tbs lemon juice
    • 1 tbs Dijon mustard
    • ½ tsp sugar
    • 2 tbs chopped fresh mint leaves
    • salt and pepper, to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Add the lentils, onion, garlic, bay leaf, salt, and pepper to the Cosori pressure cooker along with 4 cups of water.
  2. Put the lid on the pot making sure lid is secure and the pressure release valve is in the lock position.
  3. Press the [Manual] function, then press Pressure/Temp and use +/- to change the pressure level to 4. Press [Cook Time] and use +/- to set the time for 14 minutes. Press [Start].
  4. While the lentils are cooking, make the dressing by whisking all of the dressing ingredients until well combined. Set aside.
  5. When lentils are done cooking, quick release, and drain off any residual liquid. 
  6. Let the lentils cool for 5 minutes in a large bowl and mix in the dressing.
  7. Top with freshly sliced shallot and fresh mint leaves for garnish. 
 

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